Cheswick Park

Project Status: Underway - Design

Estimated Cost: $2,100,000
Start Date: September 2021
Estimated End Date: Fall 2023

1700 Forest Avenue
Henrico, VA 23229

Magisterial District:   Three Chopt  


Cheswick Park is in need of renovation and upgrades, which have been funded by the 2016 Bond Referendum. The capital projects team, park services, and an engineering design team recommended and are implementing the following park improvements:

    • Replacement of open grid paver parking lot with full-depth asphalt (40 existing spaces)
    • Replacement of timber curbs with concrete curbs and gutter
    • Stormwater management improvements
    • Improvements to the entrance at Forest Avenue
    • Replacement of park signage at Forest Ave
    • Restroom building renovation plus installation of a family restroom.
    • Playground surfacing (convert mulch to rubberized surfacing)
    • Pedestrian bridge improvements
    • Repair or replace the vehicle crossing at the stream
    • Trail surface improvements
    • Development of an open fitness area

Project Schedule

  • Design Process Started – September 2021
  • Plan of Development/Construction Permitting – February 2022
  • 1st POD (POD2022-00102) – Submitted March 4, 2022
  • 2nd POD (POD2022-00102) – Submitted June 1, 2022
  • 3rd POD (POD2022-00102) – Submitted October 4, 2022
  • POD/DPW Flood Plain Study Completed – August 2022
  • Advertise for Construction Bids (due Nov 17) – October 22, 2022
  • Anticipated Approved POD and Construction Permit – Late November 2022
  • Construction Activities Begin (10 months) – January 2023
  • Project Complete – Fall 2023

Contact Us

Steve Hart
804-501-5117
har03@henrico.us


Recreation and Parks

Physical Address
6800 Staples Mill Road
Henrico, VA 23228

Phone
(804) 501-7275
Inclement Weather Hotline
(804) 501-5132

Fax
(804) 501-5284

recandparks@henrico.us

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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